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Fire Emblem Trading Card Game

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If you are looking for the TCG that ran from 2015 to 2020, see Fire Emblem Cipher.
The back of all Fire Emblem TCG cards.

The Fire Emblem Trading Card Game was a collectible card game based on the characters and settings of the Fire Emblem series, created and published by NTT Publishing exclusively in Japan. The Trading Card game was published continuously from 2001 to 2004 across seven released series of cards, adapted from Fire Emblem: Mystery of the Emblem, Genealogy of the Holy War and Thracia 776; despite being published during their release period, the subsequent four games (The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade, The Sacred Stones and Path of Radiance) are not represented at all in the TCG, and Fire Emblem Gaiden also lacks representation in the game.

Across most of the TCG's run, character art was provided by Katsuyoshi Koya, whose illustrations for the card game are to this day widely used to represent the casts of Mystery of the Emblem and Genealogy of the Holy War in other appearances. In Series 1, some card illustrations were also provided by Mayumi Hirota, the illustrator for Thracia 776 and the Treasure art book, and the Jugdral Anthology series feature artwork from a number of guest artists, including Yusuke Kozaki, who would later be the character designer for Fire Emblem Awakening and Fire Emblem Fates.

In 2015, eleven years after its publication came to an end, the TCG was succeeded by a new card game, Fire Emblem Cipher.

Ruleset


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As of this time, the exact rules of the TCG are not available in the English-speaking fandom.

Series

A poster promoting TCG Series 3, Attaining New Power.
Launch date Game(s) adapted Format(s) Total new cards
ファイアーエムブレム 第1弾
Fire Emblem Series 1
August 3rd, 2001[1] Genealogy of the Holy War • Starter Kit (¥1,500 + tax)
• Booster Packs (¥400 + tax each)
204
第2弾 ~運命の絆~
Series 2: Fate's Bonds
November 30th, 2001[1] Genealogy of the Holy War Booster Packs 142
第3弾 〜新たなる力〜
Series 3: Attaining New Power
April 27th, 2002[1] Genealogy of the Holy War Booster Packs 139
第4弾 〜トラキアの動乱〜
Series 4: The Thracian Uprising
September 2002 Thracia 776 Booster Packs 139
ユグドラルアンソロジー
Jugdral Anthology
?? 2003 Genealogy of the Holy War, Thracia 776 Booster Packs 92
第5弾 〜紋章を継ぐもの〜
Series 5: Heirs to the Emblem
?? 2004 Mystery of the Emblem • Starter Kit (¥1,000 + tax)
• Booster Packs
185
第6弾 〜アカネイアの英雄〜
Series 6: Heroes of Archanea
December 10th, 2004[1] Mystery of the Emblem Booster Packs 185

Special packs

Eight "special packs" were released at some point during the TCG's lifetime, each themed after a Jugdrali nation or group. Each pack contained five cards, all of which were rare foil editions. The packs saw limited distribution at events.[2] Although the official website lists which characters were included with each pack, it is not known which of each character's cards were present in the packs, with the obvious exception of characters who had only one card.

Characters included Format Total cards
シレジア・スペシャルパック
Silesse Special Pack
LewynErinysAnnandCedFee Special pack (¥600 + tax) 5
レンスター・スペシャルパック
Leonster Special Pack
QuanEthlynAltenaLeifFinn Special pack (¥630 + tax) 5
フリージ・スペシャルパック
Friege Special Pack
TailtiuArthurTineAmidLinda Special pack (¥630 + tax) 5
イザーク・スペシャルパック
Isaach Special Pack
AyraShannanLarceiScáthachAstra Special pack (¥630 + tax) 5
ノディオン・スペシャルパック
Nordion Special Pack
EldiganLachesisAresDiarmuidNanna Special pack (¥630 + tax) 5
トラキア・スペシャルパック
Thracia Special Pack
TravantArionHannibalDeenEda Special pack (¥630 + tax) 5
フリージ・スペシャルパック vol.2
Friege Special Pack vol.2
ReptorBloomHildaIshtarIshtore Special pack (¥630 + tax) 5
ロプト・スペシャルパック
Loptrian Special Pack
JuliusManfroySandimaKutuzovVeld Special pack (¥630 + tax) 5

Trivia

The character poll's results.
  • During its run, the TCG appears to have hosted a character popularity poll, although its results are not currently known to have had any relevance to anything in particular. Its results were:
  • Following the cancellation of the TCG, a dōjin continuation of the series called Fire Revolution was commenced. It is presently known to cover seven series of its own, expanding the original TCG with coverage of The Binding Blade, The Blazing Blade and The Sacred Stones in addition to further cards based on Genealogy, Thracia and Mystery.

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English

Fire Emblem Trading Card Game

Used in Legacy of Archanea.

Japanese

ファイアーエムブレム・トレーディングカードゲーム

Fire Emblem Trading Card Game

French

Jeu de cartes à collectionner Fire Emblem

Used in Legacy of Archanea.

Gallery

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 ファイアーエムブレムTCG, Wikipedia (Japanese), Published: April 16, 2015, Retrieved: July 4, 2015
  2. products, ファイアーエムブレムTCG official website (archived by the Internet Archive), Published: 2006, Retrieved: August 11, 2015

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